Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Power Poppy ~ Layer Cake Number Deux

Hello Friends! Happy Tuesday! I have another Layer Cake card to share today. I printed out several of these, so I could color at whim and create a few birthday cards...some for my stash and some for my card boutique.

This one is not as flashy and sparkly as the first one I shared but, I like it just the same. Have a look...

Isn't it scrumptious?! My favorite cupcake bakery sells the most amazing cupcake. It's chocolate cake with strawberry buttercream, called Strawberry Hill and it is delicious! The cake is dark and moist and the buttercream is flavored with real strawberries, so there are little strawberry seeds in it and it's tinted a pale pink. That was my inspiration for the color palette I used.

I printed the cake image onto smooth white card stock and colored it with Copic markers. I die cut the focal panel and while it was still in the die, I dusted on a little Antique Linen Distress Ink. I went over the banner and cake plate with a Clear Wink of Stella. It's a shame I can't capture the sparkle better. It's subtle, but still very nice. My card base consists of lots of oldie's but goodies. I was digging thru my old Close to My Heart 12 x 12 paper stash and came across this paper pack. I thought it was perfect for my card. I love the little coffee/tea drips at the bottom. Cake and coffee/tea, what could be better?

And that is all I have to share today. Thanks for stopping by! I appreciate the visit.


digital stamp set: Layer Cake(Power Poppy) 
card stock: Neenah Solar White 80#   Vanilla(Close to My Heart)  Chocolate Chip(Stampin' Up!)
patterned paper: Notebook(Close to My Heart)
ink: Antique Linen Distress Ink(Ranger)
dies: Scalloped Oval Petite, Classic Oval Petite Nestabilities(Spellbinders)   Stitched Rectangle(Simon Says Stamp) banner from Stitched Journaling dies(Lawn Fawn)
punches: Scalloped Edge(Stampin' Up!)
bling: Clear Wink of Stella glitter brush(Zig)
other: button from the Porcelain Collection(BasicGrey)  chocolate embroidery floss(DMC)


CherylQuilts said...

Beautiful, Barb, and it sure looks and sounds delicious to me from your description of your inspiration cake! I love the layout and the great DP you found in your ole stash - we all have those, right? Beautifully done, sweet friend! Hugs!

MA said...

Great card. I want a piece of that cake! Gorgeous color choices and blending. Love the papers, too. Question: when you printed this digital image, did you have to heat set the ink? I have an ink jet printer. Thanks for always sharing your talent. Yum!

Sharli Schaitberger said...

Oh Dee! What a wonderful card! I love the colors and that cake - my Goodness! I can almost taste it!
You're definitely making me hungry!

Jeanne said...

Absolutely scrumptious! Both your description of that delectable dessert and your colored version. I so adore your talents! Big hugs to you!!